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4 arrested over journalist Shimul murder

Staff Correspondent: Police in separate drive in Shahjadpur upazila of Sirajganj district, have arrested AKM Nasir, among four in connection with the killing of journalist Abdul Hakim Shimul of Samakaal Read More

’Hundreds of Rohingya killed  in Myanmar’

Staff Correspondent:The UN official on Friday said in a report detailing horrific abuses allegedly committed against civilians in Rakhine state that Myanmar's four-month military crackdown on Rohingya Muslims has likely Read More

Form monitoring cell for domestic helps: HC  

Staff Correspondent:The High Court on Thursday asked the government to form a monitoring cell within six months for monitoring the allegations of household workers. The HC bench of Justice Salma Read More

Case filed against upazila chairman

Chadpur Correspondent: A case was filed against five people, including Haimchar upazila chairman Nur Hossain Patwari for ‘walking over a human bridge made by schoolboys during the annual sports day Read More

14 swindlers held in Uttara    

Staff Correspondent:At least 14 swindlers were arrested with apps, mobile phone sets, huge numbers of SIM cards, laptops, desktop computers and cash money from Uttara in the capital. The arrestees Read More

8 killed in road crashes in Savar, Comilla, Ctg  

Savar Correspondent:Eight people were killed and 30 others injured in road accidents in Savar, Comilla and Chittagong on Wednesday and Thursday. In Savar, three people were killed and 20 others Read More

SSC, equivalent exams begin  

Staff Correspondent: The Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and its equivalent examinations of 2017 began across the country at 10am today (Thursday). This year, 17, 86,613 students, including 9,10,501 boys and Read More

Khadiza comes back home after four months

Staff Correspondent:Khadiza Akter Nargis, a college student who was hacked by BCL(Bangladesh Chhatra League) leader, Badrul Alam, on Wednesday returned home in Sylhet from Dhaka after more than four months. Read More

PM encourages students to read books

Staff Correspondent: Encouraging students to read books, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said that the practice of literature could restrain them from stepping into the wrong path. The premier said Read More

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Dhaka

Staff Correspondent: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas arrived in Dhaka today on a three-day official visit at the invitation of his Bangladesh counterpart Abdul Hamid. President Hamid received the Palestinian President Read More